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Thoughts on being a TCK

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And the Commandment: Thou shalt not look down on those who struggle to live overseas and miss their home countries, for thou strugglest the same way in thy passport country. Thou Shalt Not Judge, Third Culture Kid, Country Names, Ten Commandments, Jesus Freak, Cool Countries, World Leaders, Story Of My Life, Quotes For Kids
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Ten Commandments for Third Culture Kids

And the 11th Commandment: Thou shalt not look down on those who struggle to live overseas and miss their home countries, for thou strugglest the same way in thy passport country.

Growing up as an expat I feel like I had a very different experience to a lot of people and while some are enthralled with my stories there are a handful of people who judge me quite harshly so I j… Military Brat, Army Brat, Funny Military, Military Quotes, This Is Your Life, Story Of My Life, People Who Judge, Third Culture Kid, Army Life
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So…Where are you from?

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The Third Culture Kid Project

For TCKs by TCKs

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Quotes on “Third Culture Kids”

The study of the third culture kid perspective is not static. Every year, new information and quotes can be found. I’ve compiled this short list of TCK quotes for you today. There are many, m…

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Observations and Thoughts on the Third Culture Kid Perspective

I just returned from a two-week trip to Cairo, Egypt where I was invited to speak at five different schools, to five different parent groups, and be a speaker at a youth retreat. I found the r…

"Maybe some of us stay up all night and sleep all day because we were meant to live on the other side of the world! Third Culture Kid, Sleeping All Day, Stay Up, The Other Side, Solo Travel, Travel Quotes, All Over The World, Of My Life, Adventure Travel
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"Maybe some of us stay up all night and sleep all day because we were meant to live on the other side of the world!"

It's Complicated!

It’s Complicated!

For the past week I’ve had the privilege of spending time with third culture kids and their parents. It has been an amazing gift and I have learned so much from the people I’ve met. Ove…

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The Cup of Mediocrity

“I would rather die of thirst than drink from the cup of mediocrity” A number of years ago, this slogan from Stella Artois brewing company hung on our kitchen cupboard. It stayed there …

One of a series of statues called Les Voyageurs by Bruno Catalano . The statues were in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, France, in Bronze Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Van Gogh, Robin Wight, Street Art, Photo Voyage, Marseille France, French Artists, Art Plastique
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The Travelers

“Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer The picture of the sculpture…

Marilyn Gardner spent her childhood and adolescence in Pakistan and raised her five children in Pakistan and Egypt. She now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she works as a public health nur… Third Culture Kid, Film Review, Public Health, Memoirs, American Girl, Growing Up, Pakistan, Things To Come, Journey
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Passages Through Pakistan: An American Girl’s Journey of Faith by Marilyn R. Gardner

Marilyn Gardner spent her childhood and adolescence in Pakistan and raised her five children in Pakistan and Egypt. She now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she works as a public health nur…

It's Complicated!

It’s Complicated!

For the past week I’ve had the privilege of spending time with third culture kids and their parents. It has been an amazing gift and I have learned so much from the people I’ve met. Ove…

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Death, Loss, and TCK Grief

Yesterday I unexpectedly found myself by a lone bench on an empty ocean front. A boat was just off the shore, solitary but securely anchored in the sea. I ached with the unexpected beauty, the symb…

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”I’m not from here…wherever ‘here’ is.”

I’m from the edges of the map the edges of the Pacific I’m from the edges of the room the outside looking in I’m from Southeast Asia unless you mean my nationality I’m from the U.S. unless you mean…

Third Culture Kid Gifts – Loyalty: It was New Year’s Eve and I found myself freezing on a bus with no heat in a sub-degree midwestern winter. I was about to turn 20 years old. I had come to the United States from Pakistan at

Third Culture Kid Gifts – Loyalty

It was New Year’s Eve and I found myself freezing on a bus with no heat in a sub-degree midwestern winter. I was about to turn 20 years old. I had come to the United States from Pakistan at 1…

Cultural (Chai) Wars by Robynn It’s time to speak out. The writers and editors here at Communicating Across Boundaries have been silent on the subject for far too long. But that silence is over. Third Culture Kid, Culture War, No Cook Meals, Chai, Wind Chimes, Tea Pots, Kitchen Design, Cool Stuff, Outdoor Decor
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Memories of Home

Murree Christian School P.O. Jhika Gali, Murree Hills, Pakistan I can picture the scene as if it was yesterday. I am lying on the top bunk in my dormitory. The louvered windows allow a mountain br…

"We've been asked where we are from. We've been asked if it's good to be 'home.' We've been asked what 'it' was like 'over there.' But have you ever been asked what you left behind?" Great article on being a TCK. Amazing Quotes, Great Quotes, Third Culture Kid, Leave Behind, You Left, Quotes For Kids, Travel Quotes, Growing Up, Things To Do
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One Last Look

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